Watch: More school prom memories from across South Tyneside

Exams are thankfully over and school prom time is well and truly upon us.

We'll be publishing pictures from this year's glittering balls both in print and online over the coming weeks.

South Shields Community School's 2008 prom.

South Shields Community School's 2008 prom.

But, to get you in the mood, we thought we would travel back in time to recall some of the proms across the South Tyneside area throughout the last decade.

This selection of pictures, unless stated otherwise, was taken in 2008.

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